• In 2013 V.I.Shumakov Federal Research Center of Transplantology and Artificial Organs performed 102 heart transplantations. This is the first time in Russia and more than any other clinic in the world.
  • More than in other European and US clinics living-related liver transplantations in children, including in those of the earliest age and with very low birth weight are carried out.
  • A unique program of liver and kidney transplantation from donors with incompatible blood types is being implemented.
  • Preclinical trials of bioartificial liver – tissue-engineered liver cells and biodegradable matrix structure created in the Center and intended for the treatment of acute and chronic liver failure are being conducted.
  • In May 2013 the First Russian National Congress on Transplantation and organ donation was held.